Itasca Community College, located in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, was founded in 1922. The school is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities and in 2010 was named the fifth best community college in the United States by the Washington Monthly. The school maintains global ties, utilizing exchange programs to maintain those ties. The school is dedicated to providing the best education possible for its students, constantly reviewing programs, facilities and services and updating them as needed in order to ensure they are relevant for current and future students.
As a comprehensive community college ICC offers a number of programs that allow students to pursue academic transfer or career training. Academic transfer programs complete the first two years of a four year education followed by applying for transfer to a four year college or university to complete the final two years and earn their bachelor's degree.Career training programs provide education in a specific, typically high demand industry or field and allows the student to enter the workforce as a qualified professional upon completion. Programs typically take between one and two years to complete, resulting in an associate degree, certificate or diploma upon completion.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Students who plan to enroll at ICC may do so by submitting a completed application for admission and paying all associated fees to the school. Students should supply all previous transcripts and standardized test scores. Additionally, students may be required to take a placement exam prior to registration to determine the level of general education courses required. Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships that are awarded based on need. Student need is determined by information provided in the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by the applicant. Aid must be applied for prior to each academic year.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $11,100. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition range:
- State Residents: $4,700-$5,700
- Out-of-State: $5,900-$7,093
- Charges per unit:
- State Residents: $160-$190 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $200-$240 per credit unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||92%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||74%||$4,560|
|Receiving Student Loans||61%||$5,468|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and alumni, Itasca Community College may offer student services like those listed below:
- Online course work available
- Classes offered on nights and weekends
- Remedial instructional courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Work study style employment
- Assistance to find work
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Community colleges often offer both career training programs and options for students to transfer-out to four year institutions, which is why the table below is so important, it compares this school against community colleges in Minnesota.
|Itasca Community College||Itasca County||Minnesota|
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Itasca Community College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Natural Resources and Conservation
Security and Protective Services
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Itasca Community College.
- Leech Lake Tribal College in Cass Lake, MN (54 miles away)
- Rainy River Community College in International Falls, MN (92 miles away)
- Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College in Baraga, MI (238 miles away)
- Cankdeska Cikana Community College in Fort Totten, ND (255 miles away)